If you’re lusting after a cool and trendy summer wardrobe but you’re on a major budget (like me!) then this one's for you, friends. Throughout the years, I’ve become quite the pro at refreshing my seasonal wardrobe for less—and this summer I’ve been on a quest to find the coolest pieces to breathe new life into my outfits without spending my entire paycheck. Nine hours and thirty-seven tabs later, and I’ve unearthed some brilliant and budget-friendly gems that will keep you looking chic and altogether on-trend all season long. So whether you have $25 or $100 to spend, below you’ll find everything from a cool beaded anklet to a pretty puff-sleeve dress, and oh-so sleek sandals to satisfy your sartorial itch this season.
If you have up to $25 to spend
H&M Ribbed Tank Top ($13)
If there's one item you'll use on repeat this summer, it's a white ribbed tank top.
& Other Stories Twisted Sphere Hoop Earrings ($25)
These look way more expensive than their price tag.
H&M Slides ($18)
Chic and versatile.
H&M Cotton Paper-Bag Shorts ($13)
I personally wear these all the time and they're super flattering.
H&M Bucket Hat ($13)
Bold bucket hats are all over our feeds right now.
Madewell Whisper Cotton Ribbed Crewneck T-Shirt ($20)
A Who What Wear best-seller.
Floerns Floral Print High Waist Biker Shorts Leggings ($13)
Ok, how fun are these? Pair with the oversize white tee above.
Zaful Mini Dress Spaghetti Strap Dress ($22)
Turelifes Straw Bucket Bag ($19)
You can't get through summer without a cool straw bag.
H&M Cotton Shirt ($13)
A yellow linen button-down is the perfect light summer layer over tank tops and bikinis.
Starain Small Bead Anklets ($9)
All the fashion girls are wearing fun crafty jewelry this summer.
H&M Scarf ($10)
A headscarf is the It accessory of summer 2020.
If you have up to $50 to spend
Madewell Shirred Drawstring Tank Top in Bright Buds ($39)
Snap this up while it's still on sale.
& Other Stories Organic Pearl Bead Necklace ($39)
We're swooning over this chunky pearl necklace.
Mango Heel Leather Sandals ($46)
These look so luxe.
Topshop One-Piece Square Neck Swimsuit ($40)
This is officially getting us in the summertime spirit.
Madewell The Mom Jean Shorts in Tile White ($40)
These white denim shorts are selling out fast.
Birkenstock Essentials Arizona Waterproof Slide Sandal ($45)
All the cool girls are wearing Birks this season—this waterproof pair is perfect for the pool.
H&M Puff-Sleeved Cotton Dress ($35)
Such a charming silhouette.
Steve Madden Kimmie Flatform Sandal ($42)
Style with the dress above.
& Other Stories Two Pack Rings ($39)
A modern, bold ring will elevate every outfit.
Superdown Gabbie Ruched Top ($50)
Milkmaid-style tops are having a major moment.
Eliou Thao Bracelet ($53)
A little over 50 but so worth it.
JW Pei Gabbi Bag - Ivory ($49)
Ruching at its finest.
If you have up to $100 to spend
& Other Stories Frayed Hem Fitted Denim Shorts ($59)
Style these high-waisted cut-offs with literally everything in your wardrobe.
Puma Future Rider Stream on Sneakers ($80)
Time for a summer sneaker update.
Madewell Button-Front Short-Sleeve Tiered Mini Dress ($90)
Easy and effortless.
Astr the Label Mason Top ($78)
Smocked details continue to reign supreme.
Topshop Clean Crepe Shorts ($55)
Relaxed, tailored shorts are high up on our summer wish list.
Violeta by Mango Flowy Printed Dress ($80)
Just add a basket bag and espadrilles.
Urban Outfitters gif Mini Dress ($54)
We love the gathered neckline.
Shashi Captain Necklace ($78)
Pearls and chain links make for one chic statement necklace.
Faithfull the Brand Charlita Tie-Dyed Linen Shirt ($85)
We're 100% here for camp shirts this season.
Teva Flatform Universal Teva Sandals ($65)
Comfortable and cool.
Urban Outfitters Angel Prairie Mini Frock Dress ($79)
Lean into the cottagecore trend.
Reebok Club C 85 Classic Lace Up Sneakers ($70)
Guaranteed you'll wear these retro classics on repeat.
Madewell Second Wave Structured One Piece Swimsuit ($70)
You can never go wrong with a classic black one-piece.
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